Sport & Exercise Medicine Physicians

Dr. Olesia Markevych

What is your role at the GSSMC?

I am a primary care sport medicine consultant at the GSSMC.  I am also one of the physicians involved with the Performing Arts Clinic.

Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?

I work for the PCN North Orthopaedic Triage and Treatment Program and as a surgical assistant in orthopaedic surgery.

What did you study and where?

I did my Family Medicine Residency and Sport Medicine Fellowship at the UofA.

Are you affiliated with any teams?

I have done some work with Canada Women’s Basketball.  I was also the Co-Chief Medical Officer for Alberta Summer Games in 2016.

What is your favourite way to stay active?

I am currently a dancer with the Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, a semi-professional group here in Edmonton.  I also enjoy staying active through recreational sports like ultimate Frisbee and volleyball as well as through group fitness classes such as barre fitness, yoga and spin.